Homeschool Field Trip Programs

TOTAL IMMERSION

A ride on the Discovery boat takes participants to an island for an extreme exploration experience. A naturalist will be onboard to share their knowledge of the most biologically diverse estuary in North America. Explorers will use seine nets and dip nets to discover and identify the animals found in the Indian River Lagoon.

Friday, September 11  •  9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Friday, October 9  •  9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Friday, November 13  •  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Ages 4-18 | $24 per person
Minimum of 25 participants required for program to occur.

To register…
Download our Education Program Registration Form and
book now

mdc boat by bob leclair

CREATURE CONNECTIONS

Venture out with the crew of Discovery for a 2-hour ecotour of the lagoon. During the tour, we will drop a trawl net* and bring aboard a variety of species for guests to view up close. This interactive, hands-on tour will be led by one of our certified naturalists who will share lots of interesting and fun facts about the creatures you meet. Come prepared to experience the lagoon in a new way!

Friday, September 25  •  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday, October 23  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday, December 11  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ages 4-18 | $20 per person
Minimum of 20 participants required for program to occur.
*Trawl netting is conducted under FWC permit.

To register…
Download our Education Program Registration Form and
book now


For questions or additional info
, please contact Michelle West at 386.428.3310/386.428.4828 or michelle@marinediscoverycenter.org
In addition to these field trips, we also have our monthly Science Enrichment Series

"To protect and restore the Florida coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."